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March 2019

Amman-Dead Sea 2019 Core Professional Training on Humanitarian Law and Policy

17 March @ 08:00 - 19 March @ 17:00
Mövenpick Resort & Spa Dead Sea, Dead Sea Rd.
Sweimeh, Jordan
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Read more and register at https://phap.org/PDP-AMM2019CT The Core Professional Training on Humanitarian Law and Policy – an intensive three-day program – serves as an opportunity for experienced humanitarian practitioners, policymakers, and others operating in or dealing with conflict settings to deepen their understanding of international humanitarian law (IHL) and other legal frameworks applicable in times of war, and to explore related policy and operational challenges. Suitable for those both with and without prior legal training, the course covers the sources and…

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Amman-Dead Sea 2019 Thematic Workshop on the Law of Non-International Armed Conflict: Contemporary challenges for the protection of civilians

20 March @ 08:00 - 21 March @ 17:00
Mövenpick Resort & Spa Dead Sea, Dead Sea Rd.
Sweimeh, Jordan
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Read more and register at https://phap.org/PDP-AMM2019TW1 The vast majority of armed conflicts today are not “traditional” inter-State confrontations but are rather of a non-international character. Furthermore, armed conflicts have become more complex – with some involving dozens or even hundreds of different armed groups, as well as varying levels of involvement and influence of other actors – resulting in greater challenges for the protection of civilians. This workshop provides an in-depth analysis of the norms applicable in non-international armed conflicts, with…

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Amman-Dead Sea 2019 Thematic Workshop on Fact-finding, Monitoring, and Reporting in Armed Conflict

23 March @ 08:00 - 24 March @ 17:00
Mövenpick Resort & Spa Dead Sea, Dead Sea Rd.
Sweimeh, Jordan
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Read more and register at https://phap.org/PDP-AMM2019TW2 This workshop is designed to enhance the capacity of humanitarian practitioners to more effectively and responsibly conduct – or contribute to – fact-finding, monitoring, and reporting (FFMR) of allegations of violations of international law during armed conflict. Considering the different roles and mandates of humanitarian actors in relation to this work, this workshop will address relevant legal frameworks and the interplay between international law norms and related fact-finding work on alleged violations, the various mechanisms…

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April 2019

Nairobi 2019 Core Professional Training on Humanitarian Law and Policy

1 April @ 09:00 - 3 April @ 18:00
Southern Sun Mayfair Nairobi, Parklands Rd
Nairobi, Kenya
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Read more and register at https://phap.org/PDP-NAI2019CT The Core Professional Training on Humanitarian Law and Policy – an intensive three-day program – serves as an opportunity for experienced humanitarian practitioners, policymakers, and others operating in or dealing with conflict settings to deepen their understanding of international humanitarian law (IHL) and other legal frameworks applicable in times of war, and to explore related policy and operational challenges. Suitable for those both with and without prior legal training, the course covers the sources and…

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Nairobi 2019 Thematic Workshop on Human Rights in Armed Conflict

4 April @ 09:00 - 5 April @ 18:00
Southern Sun Mayfair Nairobi, Parklands Rd
Nairobi, Kenya
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Read more and register at https://phap.org/PDP-NAI2019TW1 The evolution and increasing complexity of armed conflicts – in terms of the nature of the violence, the geographical scope of hostilities, the types of actors involved, and the protection issues raised – casts a new light on the applicability and relevance of human rights norms in situations of armed conflict. This workshop examines the complementarity between international human rights law (IHRL) and other legal frameworks, in particular international humanitarian law (IHL). Building on an…

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Nairobi 2019 Thematic Workshop on Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in Armed Conflict

7 April @ 09:00 - 8 April @ 18:00
Southern Sun Mayfair Nairobi, Parklands Rd
Nairobi, Kenya
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Read more and register at https://phap.org/PDP-NAI2019TW2 Despite the numerous initiatives launched in recent years to address sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) during armed conflict, such as the implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1325, SGBV remains widespread in times of war. This workshop is designed to strengthen the capacity of experienced humanitarian practitioners to address and respond to SGBV in the context of their protection and assistance work. It first provides as a background an analysis of the forms of SGBV…

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Geneva 2019 Core Professional Training on Humanitarian Law and Policy

29 April @ 09:00 - 1 May @ 18:00
Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland + Google Map

Read more and register at https://phap.org/PDP-GVA2019CT The Core Professional Training on Humanitarian Law and Policy – an intensive three-day program – serves as an opportunity for experienced humanitarian practitioners, policymakers, and others operating in or dealing with conflict settings to deepen their understanding of international humanitarian law (IHL) and other legal frameworks applicable in times of war, and to explore related policy and operational challenges. Suitable for those both with and without prior legal training, the course covers the sources and…

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May 2019

Geneva 2019 Thematic Workshop on Effective Implementation of IHL: Challenges and opportunities at national and international levels

2 May @ 09:00 - 3 May @ 18:00
Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland + Google Map

Read more and register at https://phap.org/PDP-GVA2019TW Lack of compliance remains a profound challenge for IHL. While the focus is often on responses to violations, not least through criminal proceedings, prevention of violations in the first place is essential. Using a holistic approach, this workshop takes stock of implementation mechanisms and processes and how they work in practice. Along with a critical exploration of relevant challenges, this workshop aims to uncover opportunities to use and further strengthen existing mechanisms, as part of…

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